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One final hurrah

LACEY — All great things must come to an end. It’s what former Lynden Lion and current Saint Martin’s (Lacey) guard Brady Bomber has come to face this week as he gets ready to end his college basketball ...

Magic runs out for Mount Baker

CHEHALIS — After finishing the regular season with an abysmal 6-14 record, few teams believed the Mount Baker Mountaineers could make a deep run in the postseason. That didn’t matter to coach Rob Gray ...

Letters to the editor – Feb. 27

Big cuts loom! Where are our taxes going?  In the big picture of the march of time, the economics of our society is but a blip on the screen, but for those of us who live or die by what happens to America, ...

S&V Insurance adds two agents

LYNDEN — S&V Insurance Services of Lynden has hired Kyle Boon and Bill Knutzen to serve as agents. Boon was born and raised in Whatcom County and graduated from Nooksack Valley High School in 2003. ...
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Salish Bounty: A tradition of food

LYNDEN — The Chanterelle mushrooms at the Lynden Pioneer Museum have a distinct aroma. That much is certain. How you feel about that whiff of earthiness — and whether you’d ever consider eating it ...
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Adding 3 to fight fires

LYNDEN — The city brings on board three new career firefighters Friday, March 1, all hired from within Lynden’s own volunteer ranks. That will raise the paid firefighting force of the Lynden Fire Department ...

Lynden permits guns at a record pace

LYNDEN — There are over a hundred new guns in Lynden already in 2013, according to the Lynden Police Department. Federal law requires that all individuals either purchasing a gun from a dealer or applying ...

Shroud of Turin expert to speak March 7 at Mt. Baker Rotary Building

WHATCOM ­— A science photographer and world expert on the Shroud of Turin will speak locally March 6-7. Barrie Schwortz is one of the last scientists to have dealt with the shroud — which some believe ...

Man will do year for holding girl hostage in Lynden

BELLINGHAM — Casey Ronald Cohen, age 38, will spend one year in prison on charges related to holding a 16-year-old girl hostage in his Lynden apartment for six days last November. Whatcom County Superior ...
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State of the Arts: Don’t miss ‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower’ on video

The period of time between January and mid-May tends to bring something of a lull in the movie world. The summer movie season begins in earnest with the release of J.J. Abrams’ “Star Trek Into Darkness” ...